ATLANTA (AP) — Adam Wainwright struck out 11 and pitched a three-hitter, sending the St. Louis Cardinals over the Atlanta Braves 9-1 in the first game of a day-night doubleheader.
Nolan Arenado and Paul Goldschmidt homered for the Cardinals in the seven-inning game. The 39-year-old Wainwright didn’t allow a hit until the fourth, when Freddie Freeman singled.
It was Wainwright’s 26th career complete game, two of them this season. Wainwright reversed a trend in which he was 1-2 with an 8.20 in four road starts this year.